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Cameron's Britain: 7-year old cancer patients on foodbank handouts

(not satire – it’s Cameron’s Britain!)

There was good news today after bad local publicity pushed the DWP to reinstate 7-year old leukaemia patient Tommi Miller’s disability payments – ending months of his having to rely on foodbank handouts to survive: 129 more words

Open Government

Cameron's reckless decision to cut coastguards causes dangerous grounding of chemical tanker

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

The Cameron government’s reckless decision to cut coastguard stations by half is already leaving our coasts unprotected and is even putting lives at risk. 100 more words

Cynicism

How wealthy landowners are destroying Britain's wild birds - and getting away with it

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

Britain’s wealthy landowners are secretly waging war on Britain’s rarest wild birds in order to make it easier to develop land or use it for so-called ‘sports’ such as grouse shooting. 340 more words

Open Government

BBC claims "incorrect" Salmond report not "intentional"

(not satire – it’s the BBC!)

Hmm!

The BBC has admitted that a report by its political editor Nick Robinson on Alex Salmond during the Scottish independence referendum campaign “was inaccurate” and “incorrect” but claimed they “found no grounds for believing the inaccuracy to have been intentional”. 110 more words

Cynicism

UK contract to help train the Saudi Prison Service with their floggings and beheadings

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

In the light of Saudi Arabia’s decision to publicly flog a blogger a thousand times for being too liberal, … 164 more words

Open Government

11-year old criminal tells court that bankers are his role model (not satire!)

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

An 11-year-old boy in Shepton Mallet – found guilty on numerous charges including violence, arson, criminal damage, theft, handing stolen goods, threatening behaviour and exposing himself in public – has told a magistrates court that he wants to be a bank manager when he grows up: 78 more words

Cynicism

Russia bans transgender people from driving (not satire!)

(not satire – it’s Putin’s Russia!)

It’s one of those headlines so appalling it’s hard to believe it’s not satire.

But it’s not:

Transsexual and transgender people will no longer qualify for Russian driving licences… 53 more words

Tories